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Judges Back EPA's Authority To Delay RMP, But Fault Pace Of Revisions

March 16, 2018
Appellate court judges appear to be backing the Trump administration's authority to delay the Obama-era rule strengthening EPA's facility accident prevention program, but some are questioning why the agency needs a two-year delay, suggesting it should quickly revise a controversial provision and allow other new protections to take effect. “If you're going to delay this thing, where is the finding that these things are not going to occur?” Judge Judith Rogers said during March 16 arguments in Air Alliance Houston,...

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